Become an ambassador for our College by becoming an ECSS Fellow

The next Fellowship application window will be in 2024 (dates TBC).

Fellows of the ECSS have made a significant contribution to the development of sport science through research and have supported the College immensely. ECSS Fellowship is approved by the Credentials, Awards & Tributes Committee, following an application process.

Applications can be submitted to and must include:

All applicants are kindly asked to also update their ECSS account details (incl. their main research area) in case they are outdated, as we will need this information (if the application is accepted) for our official Fellowship announcement and other communication channels.

Please note that according to the current ECSS bye-laws:

  1. Fellows who have not paid their membership fees for two consecutive years will lose their ECSS Fellow status.
  2. ECSS Fellows over the age of 70 will receive a free ECSS Fellowship (membership).

Expectations of ECSS Fellows:

Our main expectation of Fellows is to champion ECSS and be an ambassador for the College. This could incorporate some of the following activities which support the College’s mission:

Disseminate high quality, innovative science

Empower the development of young scientists

Build and retain an engaged ECSS community


  1. Fellow applications are collected by the ECSS office within the application window (February 15 – March 15).
  2. ECSS office ensures that the person fulfils all criteria.
  3. If the person fulfils all criteria, it will be viewed by the Credentials, Awards, and Tributes Committee consisting of the Past President, current President, and chair of the Scientific Board.
  4. The list of successful applicants is subsequently viewed by the Executive Board to complete the due diligence check.
  5. All successful Fellow applicants will be notified by the ECSS with a personalised certificate and signature banner inviting them to attend the upcoming congress.
  6. The database is updated and the new Fellow (when they have paid the annual membership) will appear on the ECSS website.

Please download the ECSS Fellowship Application Form here.

A list of our current Fellows can be found below:

Nr. Last name First name Institution Country
1. Aagaard Per University of Southern Denmark Denmark
2. Alcazar Julian University of Castilla-La Mancha Spain
3. Alegre Luis M. Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha Spain
4. Al-Hazzaa Hazzaa Princess Nourah University Saudi Arabia
5. Ali Ajmol Massey University New Zealand
6. Ara Ignacio University of Castilla-La Mancha Spain
7. Armstrong Neil University of Exeter United Kingdom
8. Askew Christopher University of the Sunshine Coast Australia
9. Bailey Stephen Loughborough University United Kingdom
10. Balaguer Isabel University of Valencia Spain
11. Beato Marco University of Suffolk United Kingdom
12. Behm David Memorial University of Newfoundland Canada
13. Bellinger Phillip Griffith University Australia
14. Birklbauer Anita University of Salzburg Austria
15. Bishop David Victoria University Australia
16. Blazevich Anthony Edith Cowan University Australia
17. Bober Tadeusz Academy of Physical Education Poland
18. Bogdanis Gregory National & Kapodistrian University of Athens Greece
19. Bonato Matteo IRCCS Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi Italy
20. Boreham Colin University College Dublin Ireland
21. Breen Leigh University of Birmingham United Kingdom
22. BROCHERIE FRANCK French Institute of Sport (INSEP) France
23. Brooks George University of California United States
24. Buckley Jonathan University of South Australia Australia
25. Budde Henning Medical School Hamburg Germany
26. Burr Jamie University of Guelph Canada
27. Cable Tim Manchester Metropolitan University United Kingdom
28. Carter James Gatorade Sports Science Institute United Kingdom
29. Chen Trevor Chung-Ching National Taiwan Normal University Taiwan
30. Collins Malcolm University of Cape Town South Africa
31. Couppé Christian University of Copenhagen Denmark
32. Csapo Robert University of Vienna Austria
33. De Vito Giuseppe University of Padova: Universita degli Studi di Padova Italy
34. Dela Flemming University of Copenhagen Denmark
35. Derave Wim Ghent University Belgium
36. di Prampero Pietro Enrico Università degli Studi di Udine Italy
37. Ditroilo Massimiliano University College Dublin Ireland
38. Doll-Tepper Gudrun Freie Universität Berlin Germany
39. Donath Lars German Sport University Germany
40. Edwards Andrew Canterbury Christ Church University United Kingdom
41. Elbe Anne-Marie Leipzig University Germany
42. Faber Irene University of Applied Sciences Windesheim Netherlands
43. Federolf Peter University of Innsbruck Austria
44. Ferrauti Alexander Ruhr University Bochum Germany
45. Finni Taija University of Jyvaskyla Finland
46. Fiorenzo Moscatelli Univerisity of Foggia Italy
47. Franchi Martino University of Padova Italy
48. Froberg Karsten University of Southern Denmark Denmark
49. Galloway Stuart University of Stirling United Kingdom
50. Gehring Dominic University of Freiburg Germany
51. George Keith Liverpool John Moores University United Kingdom
52. Gollhofer Albert University of Freiburg Germany
53. González-Alonso José Brunel University London United Kingdom
54. Granacher Urs University of Freiburg Germany
55. Green Daniel The University of Western Australia Australia
56. Greenhaff Paul University of Nottinham United Kingdom
57. Grimminger-Seidensticker Elke University of Paderborn Germany
58. Gruber Markus University of Konstanz Germany
59. Guadalupe Grau Amelia Castilla-La Mancha University Spain
60. Guilhem Gael French Institute of Sport (INSEP) France
61. Hamlin Mike Lincoln University New Zealand
62. Hanley Brian Leeds Beckett University United Kingdom
63. Havenith George Loughborough University United Kingdom
64. Hecksteden Anne Universität Innsbruck Austria
65. Hedenborg Susanna Malmö University Sweden
66. Helge Jørn Wulff University of Copenhagen Denmark
67. Hendricks Sharief University of Cape Town South Africa
68. Henriksson Jan Karolinska Institutet Sweden
69. Hettinga Florentina J Northumbria University United Kingdom
70. Hopkins Will Victoria University Australia
71. Hoppeler Hans University of Bern Switzerland
72. Impellizzeri Franco M. University of Technology of Sydney Australia
73. Jones Andrew Exeter University United Kingdom
74. Kalliokoski Kari University of Turku Finland
75. Kamijo Keita Chukyo University Japan
76. Kavouras Stavros Arizona State University United States
77. Kay Anthony The University of Northampton United Kingdom
78. Keller Martin University of Basel Switzerland
79. Kim Kijin Keimyung University Korea, South
80. Kippelen Pascale Brunel University London United Kingdom
81. Lamberts Robert Stellenbosch University South Africa
82. Lau Wing Chung, Patrick Hong Kong Baptist University China
83. Lauber Benedikt University of Fribourg Switzerland
84. Leicht Anthony James Cook University Australia
85. Louis Julien Liverpool John Moores University United Kingdom
86. Lucas Sam University of Birmingham United Kingdom
87. Lystad Reidar Macquarie University Australia
88. Maffiuletti Nicola Schulthess Clinic Switzerland
89. Malisoux Laurent Luxembourg Institute of Health Luxembourg
90. Mamen Asgeir Kristiania University College Norway
91. Marusic Uros Science and Research Centre Koper Slovenia
92. Mauger Alexis University of Kent United Kingdom
93. Mc Naughton Lars Edge Hill University United Kingdom
94. Meeusen Romain Vrije Universiteit Brussel Belgium
95. Mello Marco Tulio Federal University of Minas Gerais Brazil
96. Michaelides Marcos UCLAN Cyprus Cyprus
97. Misigoj Durakovic Marjeta Faculty of Kinesiology University of Zagreb Croatia
98. Morales-Álamo David Las Palmas University Spain
99. Mougios Vassilis Aristotle University of Thessaloniki Greece
100. Mukherjee Swarup National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore Singapore
101. Müller Erich University of Salzburg Austria
102. Mundel Toby Brock University Canada
103. Nagatomi Ryoichi Tohoku University Japan
104. Narici Marco University of Padova Italy
105. Nassis George University of Southern Denmark Denmark
106. Nicol Caroline Aix-Marseille Université France
107. Noordhof Dionne Norwegian University of Science and Technology Norway
108. Padulo Johnny Università degli Studi di Milano Italy
109. Paoli Antonio University of Padova Italy
110. Paradisis Giorgos National & Kapodistrian University of Athens Greece
111. Patriksson Goran Göteborg University Sweden
112. Pedersen Bente Klarlund Rigshospitalet Denmark
113. Périard Julien University of Canberra Australia
114. Peters Derek University of Worcester United Kingdom
115. Pfister Gertrud University of Copenhagen Denmark
116. Piacentini Maria Francesca University of Rome-Foro Italico Italy
117. Pilz-Burstein Rutie Sport- A Bridge To Education Israel
118. Platen Petra Institute of Sports Medicine and Sports Sciences Germany
119. Polman Remco Federation University Australia
120. Porcelli Simone University of Pavia Italy
121. Raastad Truls Norwegian School of Sport Sciences Norway
122. Racinais Sebastien CREPS Montpellier France
123. Roelands Bart Vrije Universiteit Brussel Belgium
124. Rollo Ian Gatorade Sports Science Institute United Kingdom
125. Romann Michael Swiss Federal Institue of Sport Magglingen Switzerland
126. Santos-Concejero Jordan University of The Basque Country UPV/EHU Spain
127. Saris Wim H.M. Maastricht University Netherlands
128. September Alison University of Cape Town South Africa
129. Seynnes Olivier Norwegian School of Sport Sciences Norway
130. Siu Parco The University of Hong Kong China
131. Sjøgaard Gisela University of Southern Denmark Denmark
132. Skorski Sabrina University of Saarland Germany
133. Song Wook Seoul National University Korea, South
134. Stathi Afroditi University of Birmingham United Kingdom
135. Steinacker Jürgen Michael Universität Ulm Germany
136. Stevens Christopher Southern Cross University Australia
137. Taube Wolfgang University of Freiburg Switzerland
138. Taylor Lee Loughborough University United Kingdom
139. Teixeira Ana University of Coimbra Portugal
140. Thompson Janice The University of Birmingham United Kingdom
141. Tilp Markus University Graz Austria
142. van Coppenolle Herman Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences Belgium
143. Van Lieshout Johannes Lab Clin Cardiovasc Physiol, Heart Failure Research Centre Amsterdam Netherlands
144. van Loon Luc Maastricht University Medical Centre Netherlands
145. van Mechelen Willem VU University Medical Center Netherlands
146. Vanhatalo Anni University of Exeter United Kingdom
147. Verdijk Lex Maastricht University Medical Centre Netherlands
148. Verhagen Evert VU University medical center Netherlands
149. Vicente-Rodríguez German University of Zaragoza Spain
150. Vlachopoulos Dimitrios University of Exeter United Kingdom
151. Vogt Tobias German Sport University Germany
152. von Duvillard Serge P. University of Salzburg United States
153. Wagenmakers Anton Liverpool John Moores University United Kingdom
154. Wallis Gareth University of Birmingham United Kingdom
155. Wessner Barbara University of Vienna Austria
156. Willems Mark University of Chichester United Kingdom
157. Wiskemann Joachim National Center for Tumor Diseases (NCT) Germany
158. Wong Del P. Hong Kong Metropolitan University Hong Kong